Winchester, VA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
658
Total Crimes
2,326.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-0.82%
Below National Average
101 out of 144
In Virginia
6,340 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Winchester, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Winchester is 2,326.8 per 100,000 people. That's -0.82% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 39.74% higher than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,665.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Winchester SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

How Does Winchester Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Winchester
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 658 2,326.8 1,665.1 2,346.0
Murder 2 7.1 6.1 6.5
Robbery 10 35.4 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 39 137.9 141.7 279.7
Violent Crime 72 254.6 208.7 387.8
Burglary 56 198.0 133.5 314.2
Larceny 495 1,750.4 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 35 123.8 126.3 246.0
Property Crime 586 2,072.2 1,456.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Winchester

72
Violent Crimes
254.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-34.35%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 392.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Winchester each year. That compares to a 1 in 479.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Winchester is 254.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -34.35% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 22.02% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Winchester

586
Property Crimes
2,072.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
5.82%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 48.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Winchester each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Winchester is 2,072.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 5.82% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 42.28% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,456.4 per 100,000 people.

Winchester Crime Compared To Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Winchester

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Strasburg, VA 6,703 77 1,148.7 954.8 193.9
Berryville, VA 4,393 42 956.1 910.5 45.5
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